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Round-Up Western

Country: UK

Not seen, but advertised in an issue of Real FBI Detective Case Stories. May be the same as Round-Up Magazine from The City Libraries.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1949: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Magazine Fiction Group, Cartoon Art Productions, 333 Victoria Road, Glasgow S2
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/-
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Routledge's Christmas Annual

Country: UK

An annual which published some supernatural tales by Amelia B. Edwards and others. The issues varied between story collections and novels and were somewhat erratically numbered/named/dated. Issues known are:

- Christmas 1867, dated 1866, titled "Mixed Sweets" - Christmas 1867, dated 1867, titled "On the Cards" - Christmas 1868, dated 1868, titled "First Class" - Christmas 1869, dated 1869, no title - Christmas 1870, dated 1870, no title - Christmas 1871, dated 1872, no title - Christmas 1872, dated 1873, no title - Christmas 1873, dated 1873, no title - Christmas 1876, dated 1876, no title - Christmas 1879, dated 1879, no title

Issues & Index Sources:  1866 – 1879?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Routledge
Frequency:   annual
Online Sources:   Online Books

Rover

Country: UK
Total Issues: 2481

Boys' story paper. Incorporates: Wizard from 23-Nov-1963 Incorporated into Wizard (comic). Further Reading: The Rover Index by Colin Morgan (Golden Fun, 1982).

Issues & Index Sources

  4-Mar-1922 – 14-Jan-1961
  21-Jan-1961 – 12-Oct-1963, as Rover and Adventure
  19-Oct-1963 – 16-Nov-1963, as Rover
  23-Nov-1963 – 9-Aug-1969, as Rover and Wizard: Story Paper Index (sample issues only)
  16-Aug-1969 – 13-Jan-1973, as Rover

Publishers

  D.C. Thomson, 12 Fetter Lane, London E.C.4

Editors

  c. 1922: R.D. Low
  c. 1940: John Low
  1924 – 1928: William Blaine [Assistant Editor]

Prices

  2d; 3d from 1369

Pagecounts

  28pp; 20pp; 16pp; 12pp

Frequency

  weekly; fortnightly
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Rovering

Country: UK
Total Issues: 54+6=60

"Described as "for young British Manhood". It was edited by A.L. Haydon of the Boy's Own Paper. It had similar stories and articles to those which appeared in The Scout." (W.O.G. Lofts)

The final issue announced "Owing to decreased circulation during the summer months, the publisher has decided to suspend publication of any further issues of Rovering. The competition in this number is cancelled."

Issues & Index Sources

  22-Mar-1924 – 28-Mar-1925
  4-Apr-1925 – 9-May-1925

Publishers

  The Religious Tract Society, 4 Bouverie St., London EC4

Editors

  A.L. Haydon; G.R. Pocklington from #54

Frequency

  weekly

The Rover's Log

Country: UK
Total Issues: 59

Issues & Index Sources:  11-Mar-1872 – 12-Apr-1873
Publishers:   W.L. & G. Emmett (Note: Gifford gives Charles Fox)
Pagecounts:   12pp
Frequency:   weekly


The Rovers of the Sea

Country: UK
Total Issues: 61

Issues & Index Sources:  11-Mar-1872 – 28-Apr-1873
Publishers:   E.J. Brett
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly


The Royal Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 385+18+31+6+51=491

The first issue states that the initial print order for The Royal was one million copies, the total of which weighed nearly 300 tons and stood nearly 5 miles high. Published first stories by William Hope Hodgson (1904) and Sax Rohmer (1905); other authors include Baroness Orczy, M.P. Shiel.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1898 – Nov-1930: FictionMags Index (Missing: Jan-1910 - Apr-1910; most after May-1911)
  Dec-1930 – May-1932, as The New Royal Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Jun-1932 – Dec-1934, as The Royal Pictorial: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1935 – Jun-1935, as The Royal Screen Pictorial
  Jul-1935 – Sep-1939, as The Screen Pictorial

Publishers

  C. Arthur Pearson, London

Editors

  Nov-1898 – Apr-1901: Peter Keary
  May-1901 – Dec-1911: Percy Everett
  Jan-1912 – Jun-1927: F.E. Baily
  Jul-1927 – May-1932: R. Stuart Macrae
  Jun-1932 – Dec-1934: John Reed Wade
  Jan-1935 – 1937: William J. Makin
  1937 – Sep-1939: David Chancellor

Formats

  Nov-1898 – Nov-1930: standard on coated stock (Strand imitation)
  Dec-1930 – Sep-1939: large flat slick

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  Wikipedia

Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

Online Sources

  Online Books
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The Royal Novelette

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  1898?
Publishers:   Harry Shurey
Editors:   Charles Shurey
Formats:   large tabloid (folio)


Royal Series [1898]

Country: US
Total Issues: 125

Issues & Index Sources:  1898
Publishers:   George Munro
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Royal Series [1900]

Country: US
Total Issues: 145

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1910
Publishers:   Royal
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Royal Series [1910]

Country: US
Total Issues: 127

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   Ottenheimer
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Royal Series [1910]

Country: US
Total Issues: 127

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   White
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Ruby

Country: UK
Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources

  20-Jan-1923 – 2-Jun-1923

#incorporated into Schoolgirls' Weekly

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Frequency

  weekly

Ruby Library

Country: UK
Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1932 – Jul-1933
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Editors:   Ernest L. McKeag
Formats:   6½" x 4½"
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   64pp+
Frequency:   2 per month


Rugby Library

Country: US
Total Issues: 17

Issues & Index Sources:  4-May-1892 – 31-Aug-1892: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Seaside Publishing Co., 142-144 Worth St., New York, NY
Formats:   7 1/4 x 4 1/4" and 6 1/8 x 4 3/8"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   200-250
Frequency:   weekly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Rugged

Country: US
Total Issues: 4+

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1957 – Aug-1957?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World

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